District Appreciation Dinner
Please join us to celebrate the past years’ accomplishments
at the Indian Prairie Appreciation District Dinner on March 3rd, 2019!
Unit Silver Acorn Awards
You can recognize an adult volunteer from your Unit with a Silver Acorn Award.
Nominations for a District Award:
The Indian Prairie District presents four annual awards to volunteers who have distinguished themselves through their dedication and service to youth. Each year, unit and district adult volunteers may nominate individuals who they think are deserving of these four recognitions.
A list of past award recipients is available on the Indian Prairie District website at indianprairie.org/awards. An individual may only receive each award once.
Please submit all nominations to Lee Ray Phipps at firstname.lastname@example.org Nominations must be received by 5:00pm, February 16, 2019.
Awards will be presented at the Indian Prairie District Dinner.
The following three awards, please submit the name of the nominee and a brief paragraph describing why you feel the individual is deserving of the award:
District Spark Plug Award:
Up to three awards are given annually. This award is presented to a volunteer who has recently stepped up to contribute to the future success of Indian Prairie District and “sparked” our engine with enthusiasm.
District Oil Can Award:
Up to three awards are given annually. This award is presented to a dedicated volunteer who, over a period of time, has consistently contributed to the success of Indian Prairie District and “lubricated” our engine of success.
District Silver Acorn Award:
One award is given annually. This award is presented to a volunteer who, over a period of time, has had an overwhelming commitment to the continued success of Indian Prairie District.
District Award of Merit:
For this award, an official nomination form must be submitted in order for the nomination to be considered:
Up to two awards will be given this year. The District Award of Merit is a council award presented by districts. The award is available to Scouters who render service of an outstanding nature at the district level. The District Award of Merit is the highest honor a district can bestow on an adult volunteer. Recipients receive an overhand knot for the uniform and an engraved plaque
1) A nominee must be a registered Scouter.
2) A nominee must have rendered noteworthy service to youth in Scouting, outside Scouting, or both.
3) Consideration must be given to the nominee’s Scouting position and the corresponding opportunity to render outstanding service beyond the expectations of that Scouting position. 4) The nominee’s attitude toward and cooperation with the district and/or council is to be taken into consideration.
5) Nominations cannot be considered for posthumous awards The official nomination form in a PDF file is available at http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33720.pdf.